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Jean Gruault (1924–2015)

Jean Gruault was born on August 3, 1924 in Fontenay-sous-Bois, Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France as Jean Valery Gruault. He was a writer and actor, known for Jules and Jim (1962), The Story of Adele H (1975) and The Wild Child (1970). He was married to Ginette Geslot. He died on June 8, 2015 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 90) in Paris, France

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 2015 Marguerite & Julien (novel)
 2012 No Man's Zone (text)
 1995 Belle Époque (TV Mini-Series)
 1994 Le bateau de mariage (adaptation)
 1991 Napoléon et l'Europe (TV Series)
 1989 Australia (scenario and dialogue)
 1986 Golden Eighties (scenario)
 1985 Alexina (screenplay)
 1984 Love Unto Death (scenario)
 1983 Les années 80 (Documentary) (writer)
 1983 Life Is a Bed of Roses (writer)
 1983 Via degli specchi (writer)
 1982 The Charterhouse of Parma (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (screenplay)
 1979 Les soeurs Brontë (participation)
 1978 The Green Room (screenplay)
 1975 Il messia (French adaptation)
 1975 The Story of Adele H (screenplay)
 1974 Les oiseaux de Meiji Jingu (TV Series)
 1971 Anne and Muriel (adaptation & dialogue)
 1970 The Wild Child (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)
 1966 The Rise of Louis XIV (TV Movie) (adaptation and dialogue)
 1966 The Nun
 1965 La redevance du fantôme (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 The Soldiers (adaptation)
 1962 Jules and Jim (adaptation and dialogue)
 1961 Paris Belongs to Us (scenario and dialogue)
 1961 Vanina Vanini (screenplay - uncredited)
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Stage play: La Guerre des paysans, at Théâtre Gérard-Philipe, Saint-Denis, France, author See more »

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Studied theology at a seminary, later joining the Communist party as a young adult. See more »

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